The meetings of Horizons Regional Council are mainly held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and occasionally on Mondays. They are held in the Tararua Room, Regional House, 11-15 Victoria Avenue, Palmerston North - unless otherwise advised. View the meeting schedule for 2013.
Times and venues are always published in local papers, and are also listed on the front of each Agenda. We invite you to come along.
To access a meeting Agenda, Minutes, and/or individual reports, click on the appropriate meeting in the calendar, or on the relevant Committee on the left hand panel. The Agendas and Reports are provided in PDF format. Some Agenda attachments may not be available for download due to the file size. These can be requested by phoning Horizons Regional Council, Ph: 0508 800 800.
If Council resolves to release all or part of the confidential minutes of any meeting, they will be attached as an annex to the minutes on the website.
The local body elections are now over and the new Councillors have met to confirm the Committee structure and membership. Information on the meetings follows the Committee memberships. The Chairman is ex officio on all Committees.
Regional Council: Chairman is Cr Bruce Gordon, and Deputy Chair is Cr Paul Rieger.
Strategy & Policy Committee: Committee of the Whole (12 Councillors). Chair and Deputy Chair are the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Council.
Catchment Operations Committee: Chair is Cr Guy, Deputy Chair is Cr Burnell, Committee members are Crs Rieger, Barrow, Cox and Walker.
Environment Committee: Chair is Cr White, Deputy Chair is Cr McKellar, Committee members are Crs Chettleburgh, Plowman and Sheldon.
Audit, Risk & Investment Committee: Chair is Cr Rieger, Deputy Chair is Cr Cox, Committee members are Crs Barrow, Guy, McKellar and White.
Regional Transport Committee: Chair is Cr Gordon (Chair of Council), Deputy Chair is Cr Chettleburgh.
Passenger Transport Committee: Chair is Cr Chettleburgh, Deputy Chair is Cr Sheldon, Committee member is Cr Cox.
Manawatu River Users' Advisory Group: Chair is Cr Burnell, Committee member is Cr Sheldon.
Linklater Bursary Subcommittee: Committee is Crs McKellar, Sheldon, White.